Leigh Anne Baker, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is a 2005 graduate of Purdue University and has over 7 years of experience working with tracheostomy patients and over three years of specialized training working with patients who have tracheostomy tubes requiring mechanical ventilation in the LTAC setting. She has presented on the local, university and state levels on communication and swallowing evaluation and treatment of patients with tracheostomy tubes requiring mechanical ventilation. Leigh Anne is a candidate for recognition by the Specialty Board for Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. She is also a Clinical Supervisor for Louisiana State University.

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